Proceeds from the 5th annual Honda Barrie Waterfront Half Marathon were handed out to several local organizations on Monday. The groups shared $44,500. Receiving cheques are, from left, Marguerite Glanfield of the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County, Arkady Spivak of Talk is Free Theatre, Adam Brown and Alex McIntosh of YMCA of Simcoe Muskoka, Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown for Gilda's Club Simcoe Muskoka, Dave McCullough of RVH Cardiac Care Unit, Erin Nightingale and Andrea McNulty of Autism Ontario Simcoe Chapter, Andrea Roylance of CNIB Simcoe Muskoka (bottom left), Sara Peddle of David Busby Street Centre, and Georgia Bubel for the JDRF Simcoe County. Cheryl Browne/Barrie Examiner

Running for good causes

Nine large cardboard cheques representing the bodies, sweat and cheers of 1,500 runners were gratefully accepted by local charities on Monday in Barri

This security camera photo released by Barrie police shows the victim, in a floral dress, during an apparent abduction on Dunlop Street East Saturday morning. Two people were later arrested several hours later and the victim safely located.

Man charged in downtown abduction

(STAFF) - A 35-year-old Barrie man is facing charges after a woman was the subject of an apparent armed abduction Saturday morning in downtown Barrie.

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